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Grateful Dead Live at Boston Garden on 1994-10-01




Set 1

Help On The Way ->
Slipknot! ->
Franklin's Tower
Walkin' Blues
Althea
Me And My Uncle ->
Big River*
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
So Many Roads
The Promised Land

Set 2

Scarlet Begonias ->
Fire On The Mountain
Way To Go Home
Saint Of Circumstance ->
Terrapin Station ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Last Time ->
Stella Blue ->
One More Saturday Night

Encore
Liberty

* Weir on acoustic


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Boston Garden
Location Boston, MA

Source Matrix mix (SBD/AUD)
Transferred by Hunter Seamons

Notes

*Matrix*

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SBD:

Bertha remaster of Master DAT source.

SBD>>DAT>>CDA>>SHN>>DAW(Bertha)>>CDA - Sound A+

Digitally remastered using a custom built, Dual-DAW, nicknamed Bertha, by jashley@deadacated.com on March 23, 2002.

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AUD:

Taper: Dave Minor
Source: PMB Microphones (German)(1) FOB> Sony D7 @48k
Transfer: 48k DAT clone> Sony PCM-R300 > Monster SPDIF digital cable > RMEdigi96/8PAD >
SoundForge 6.0 (rec, 48>44 highest setting with anti-alias filter) > CDWav (splits) > mkw > shn (seekable)

SHNtool used to verify track boundaries
Transfered by Marc Pujol 01/30/2003
Source DAT from Dave Minor via Matt Vernon

- some brief overload distortion a few places during drums

"[The PMB mics] were made by a now defunct German company, about 15 years ago. The mic's are self powered (AA batt in each), the 2 sets of capsules that I have are the shotguns (about 12" length) and the small capsules which have a figure-8 pick-up pattern. Balanced output at the mic. They were owned by a speaker designer from England. Before working w/ Home audio, he worked w/ pro sound. He did lots of recording @ small to large venues in the UK. He recorded for broadcasts. He stuck w/ these mic.s through the end of his recording days."

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Thank you to Jay Ashley and Hub Spencer for the SBD transfer,
to Dave Minor for recording the show,
and to Marc Pujol and Matt Vernon for the AUD transfer.

Matrix by Hunter Seamons using Soundtrack/Final Cut Pro(SHN>AIFF>Soundtrack>Final Cut>WAV>FLAC)
October 3, 2008


Notes:

1) Cuts in the SBD between some songs. One momentary cut in the SBD and AUD during Space.

2) Miniscule gaps at points in the sources, sometimes producing faint clicks.

3) Faint clicks removed using Soundtrack (at least the ones I noticed).

4) The show is seamless.

Reviews

Reviewer: doug_the_dude - - January 8, 2013
Subject: Pure magic -
Thanks soooo much, Mr. HS, for this gorgeous matrix - it helps evoke Jerry's vocals so beautifully and deeply - the band sounds like they're singing from the absolute top of Mt. Everest.

This is one of those shows that seems thoroughly entwined with some kind of heavy magical voodoo - Jerry in particular is absolutely possessed vocally. Don't know of any show before nor since that has him reaching the way he does - and not just on his own tunes - did you ever think such soul could be evoked from the phrase "one more Saturday night..."?

The *only* caveat I'll throw a red flag up on is St. of Circumstance in the 2nd set. Given the many, MANY jaw-dropping, scorching versions of this Weir mini-epic played in the early-mid-80s, this one seems grotesquely out of place, tired, worn, and slow amidst all of this gorgeousness - really, it's like a deflated balloon. So just jostle right over this one and you'll preserve the illusion :)

Guys, this is the real deal, this show. It's as good as every five-star review says it is and then some. Jerome John Garcia I've never heard sing better than this show in his latter years.
Reviewer: myhungryhippo - - May 10, 2010
Subject: sounds like a view from the vault
awesome center seat for everyone
Reviewer: TheProdigalSon - - April 8, 2009
Subject: where's Jerry?
guys, I've only now just listened to the first set and Jerry is only partially in this. Keyboards and Bobby are covering for him in Big Country way. Listen to M&MU, Big River and Promise Land. great tunes selection but not getting it, here.
Reviewer: Zaorish - - January 20, 2009
Subject: Good Lord, Sound is perfect!!!
This matrix is the absolute pinnacle of recording type that you want for every show. You can hear all the players loud and clear, you get a taste of the audience, and you get the rumble and 3-d feel of the venue. It's crystalline. The sound on this matrix just /shimmers/.

The show is excellent. Get this matrix if at all possible (there are plenty of sources). Otherwise get the AUD that this is based on--though it is a little crowdy, it contains all the sounds you need to hear from this night, and it's better to hear more sounds than less sounds.
Reviewer: average_joe - - December 19, 2008
Subject: Dig the '94...
I never met a Hop>Skip>Franklin I didn't like and this one is no exception. The So Many Roads is pretty hot. It really makes me remember how much I miss the good ol' Grateful Dead. Listening to Jerry sing at the end gives me a feeling of melancholy.
They were on it this night. Every song is played well. Strong, strong show.
Oh yeah, the sound on this show is spot on, a perfect mix.
Peace.
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